Vanessa Latzer, MS
Vanessa is a Mental Health Professional in the Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic at Family Services of NW PA. She is also a National Certified Counselor (NCC).
Vanessa earned her bachelor's and master's degrees from Gannon University. She graduated in May 2021 with a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
With more than two years' experience working closely with clients, Vanessa uses Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing, and behavioral interventions with clients. She has experience working with children who have anxiety, depressive symptoms, thoughts of suicide/self-harm, and emotional and behavioral effects of trauma.
Vanessa's goal is to foster a welcoming and nonjudgmental environment for clients to process and move past trauma, work toward their goals, and build skills they need to deal with everyday stressors.